This illustrated workbook explains basic amplifier electronics, servicing skills, maintenance tips, troubleshooting and simple modifications. Speakers, test gear, tools, voltage charts and schematics are demystified.
For Fender, Marshall and many other popular amps. Includes diagnostic charts; explanations of components, electronics and amp functions; maintenance and troubleshooting tips, and simple modifications you can make.
Contents in brief
Resistors, capacitors, inductors and transformers
Tubes and semiconductors
Amp basics and biasing
Tools, soldering and multimeter use
How to read schematics
Voltage charts; troubleshooting flowcharts
International voltages and plugs
Voltage charts for over 32 amps: Ampeg, Fender, Gretsch, HiWatt, Laney, Marshall, Peavey, Randall, Traynor, and Vox